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Forefront is a fortnightly e-newsletter from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

Subscription to Forefront is free and – while content is produced with Guild members in mind as the primary audience – open to anyone interested in news and current events relating to community pharmacy in Australia.

Just as community pharmacists are at the forefront of primary health care in the Australian community, Forefront aims to provide up-to-date, relevant and valuable content to subscribers.

Subscribers will receive regular (typically fortnightly) email summaries that link to more in-depth content on the Guild website. These summaries aim to provide a quick and convenient snapshot of news, which provides value to the reader even if they do not have time to view the expanded content.

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  1. Perinatal depression awareness

    8 November 2017

    Some 100,000 Australian families are affected by perinatal anxiety and depression every year, making this a common but serious illness.

    National | Forefront

  2. Benefits in pharmacy walking groups

    8 November 2017

    Community pharmacies increasingly are joining the Heart Foundation Walking program as a means to increase community health while boosting engagement with their customers.

    National | Forefront

  3. Pharmacy Guild and NACCHO: improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

    8 November 2017

    The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding focusing on the implementation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pharmacy programs and trials.

    National | Forefront

  4. World Antibiotic Awareness Week

    8 November 2017

    Consumers are being urged to seek advice from a qualified health professional such as a community pharmacist before taking antibiotics.

    National | Forefront

  5. Search for best intern pharmacist

    8 November 2017

    Nominations are now open for the MIMS/Guild Intern of the Year Award, 2017, with the winning intern receiving a travel and educational scholarship to the value of $4,500, courtesy of MIMS Australia.

    National | Forefront

  6. Pharmacies need certainty and stability

    8 November 2017

    Community pharmacies are businesses like many other health care providers, including general practitioners, medical specialists, dentists, and private hospitals.

    National | Forefront

  7. Our sustainable PBS

    8 November 2017

    It is surprising how many economic commentators routinely refer to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme as an area of uncontrolled and unsustainable spending in the health budget.

    National | Forefront

  8. World Quality Day

    8 November 2017

    World Quality Day is tomorrow (9 November 2017), and represents an opportunity to brush up on the upcoming updates to the Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP).

    National | Forefront

  9. Community pharmacy key to sustainable health system

    25 October 2017

    By many measures, Australia has one of the best health systems in the world.

    National | Forefront

  10. Pharmacists Digital Health Leaders Network

    25 October 2017

    Expressions of interest are now being sought for Guild members wanting to participate in the Pharmacists Digital Health Leaders Network.

    National | Forefront

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